Tag Archives: Hippolyte Taine

To Comfort All That Mourn

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening … Continue reading

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According to Thine Own Heart

O worthy Duke,You bid me seek redemption of the devil.Hear me yourself; for that which I must speakMust either punish me, not being believ’d,Or wring redress from you. Hear me, O hear me, hear! –Measure for Measure _____________ For God, … Continue reading

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The Vision of His Europe and His People

Could great men thunder   As Jove himself does, Jove would ne’er be quiet;For every pelting, petty officerWould use his heaven for thunder,Nothing but thunder. Merciful Heaven,Thou rather with thy sharp and sulphurous bolt,Splits the unwedgeable and gnarled oakThan the soft myrtle. … Continue reading

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A World Without Mercy

I am sorry for thee; thou art come to answerA stony adversary, an inhuman wretch,Uncapable of pity, void and emptyFrom any dram of mercy… _____ But mercy is above this sceptred sway,It is enthroned in the hearts of kings,It is … Continue reading

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Among Us But Not of Us

Thy life’s a miracle. –King Lear __________ We have seen, ad nauseam, how the Jacobins of democracy work. They open up their borders to the barbarians of color without the approval of the native born, then they give the colored … Continue reading

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